Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

November 26, 2014

Globe and Mail

Health Minister addresses compensation for thalidomide victims
Wait times for veterans needing mental health care
Ontario: Stem cell institute funding announcement
Research: Workplace telepressure - new health concern

Toronto Star

Former hospital clerk charged with selling medical records
New type of care for seniors with Alzheimers 
Toronto school takes proactive approach to mental health

National Post

Medical revolution will be digitized


Software predicts epileptic seizures

Canadian Health Reference Guide

Manitoba: New Winnipeg cancer hub

Vancouver Sun

BC Health Minister questions use of donation funds for salaries
BC Health Ministry : botched firings and tainted review

Calgary Herald

Surgery wait times getting longer despite funding
One in four Alberta health care professionals don’t wash their hands properly

Leader Post

Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region signs contract with Surgical Centres Inc. to expanded number of surgical procedures
Hand hygiene of health professionals not what it should be

Ottawa Citizen

Safety violation charges to Royal Hospital following staff assault

Montreal Gazette

Quebec health minister supports increases to ambulance fees
Veterans Hospital staff worry that Bill 10 will impact bilingual status

St. John’s Telegram

Probe into incorrect Eastern Health lab tests

Le Devoir    

Tracasseries administratives pour des soins aux anciens combattants  
Consommation d’alcool et de tabac à la baisse chez les jeunes
Le Nord et les anciens combattants, les parents pauvres du fédéral 

Le Journal de Montréal

Formation en soins infirmiers assistée par un mannequin 
Il en coûtera plus cher pour prendre l’ambulance

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